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  • AFRL reimagines tech development with virtual reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In a move the Wright Brothers likely never anticipated but surely would approve, the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate is using a bicycle to demonstrate how virtual and augmented reality could revolutionize aircraft maintenance, as well as collaborative partnerships.At the Air
  • Wright-Patt at center of powered-flight celebration

    Col. Tom Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, along with the great grandniece and great grandnephew of the Wright brothers, joined together the morning of Dec. 17 to lay a wreath commemorating the 115th anniversary of practical powered flight.The event, which has become an annual tradition in the
  • AFRL researchers trace history of innovation during Aviation Heritage Tour

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of military and civilian scientists, staff and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate visited significant aviation history sites across Dayton during a Heritage Tour, September 13.The event, part of the directorate’s centennial celebration